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Empty restaurant with tables, wine racks, and island counters. The SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund begins accepting applications on May 3, 2021.

SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Opening

by Redpath and Company

April 30, 2021 - The Small Business Administration has announced that the Restaurant Revitalization Fund will open for registration by qualifying restaurants on April 30 at 9 am EST, with these same restaurants able to submit applications beginning May 3 at noon EST.

The initial 21 days of the program will see priority granted to small businesses owned by women, veterans, and individuals disadvantaged socially and/or economically; followed by funding for all eligible applications on the basis of first-come, first-serve.

The agency is recommending that all eligible entities submit applications as soon as the portal opens through either a third party, point of sale vendor recognized by the SBA, or through the SBA itself. To verify eligibility and see a sample application, you can visit the following resources:

Click here for a more detailed overview of entity eligibility, the application process, and calculations.

Click here for SBA Restaurant Revitalization Funding Sample Application.

Redpath and Company

Redpath and Company

Redpath helps clients make more informed decisions that contribute to their financial well-being by providing proactive, innovative, and value-driven certified public accounting services for closely-held businesses, government entities, and not-for-profit organizations. Areas of service expertise include audit and attest; personal, business, and international tax; accounting services; entity structuring; mergers and acquisitions; valuations; succession and estate planning; state and local tax; and sales and use tax. The firm was founded in 1971 and is 100% employee owned (ESOP). With offices located in downtown St. Paul and White Bear Lake, Minnesota, the firm ranks as one of the top CPA firms in the Twin Cities with over 180 employees. Redpath is a member of HLB International, a global network of independent advisory and accounting firms. For more information, visit